Month: January 2018

Spread the love        Tweet    Koji Igarashi’s Artplay released a new video of the upcoming Igavania game Bloodstained: Ritual of the Night. The trailer showcases the crafting system, that allows the player to visit Johannes, an alchemist who protagonist Miriam can befriend. Johannes will be able to combine various elements to create new items or equipment. In
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Spread the love        Tweet    Alongside an exposé into the inner machinations of indie sales, marketing, and success on Nintendo Switch, developer Atooi’s founder Jools Watsham has a lot to say about his upcoming projects. Aside from the known commodities — Xeodrifter and Totes the Goat on the horizon — Watsham has revealed two new projects for Nintendo Switch and fleshed
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Spread the love        Tweet    Today’s issue of Weekly Famitsu included a spread on Sega’s upcoming Strategy RPG Senjou no Valkyria 4: Eastern Front, or Valkyria Chronicles 4 as it’ll be titled in the west. The screenshots and info we get this time around are focused on the battlecruiser Centurion, a strategic asset for the Northern Cross
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Spread the love        Tweet    Last week, Tindalos Interactive announced the development of Battlefleet Gothic: Armada 2. The original game was a space real-time strategy title with huge fleets of gigantic ships painted up in the best grim-dark sci-fi aesthetic Games Workshop has to offer. Today, they’ve released a making-of video where developers at Tindalos Interactive talk about what they’ve
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Spread the love        Tweet    Today’s issue of Weekly Famitsu included a spread on the upcoming wtin rhythm games by Atlus Persona 5 Dancing Star Night and Persona 3 Dancing Moon Night. The article focused on four characters, Morgana and Yusuke Kitagawa from Persona 5, and Mitsuru Kirijo and Akihiko Sanada from Persona 3. We also get some really stylish new artwork for
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Spread the love        Tweet    Death Road to Canada, a co-op Oregon Trail-inspired roguelike zombie game, made waves when it first released on PC in July of 2016. It had since made its way to iOS, but many were still eagerly awaiting console versions of the game. Those of you waiting won’t have to do so for
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Spread the love        Tweet    Today is Wednesday, and Media Create released its sales charts for the week between January 22nd and January 28th, 2018, depicting the situation of the Japanese video games market. This time around we get to see the results of a very relevant test, as we’re looking at the debut of Monster Hunter World. You
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Spread the love        Tweet    Today Capcom released its financial results for the nine months ended on December 31st, 2017. As showcased in the table below, sales decreased slightly year-on-year, but both operating and ordinary income increased sensibly. The accompanying press release also includes a breakdown of the results for the period. Capcom sees “major growth” for
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Spread the love        Tweet    Today Nintendo announced its financial results for the nine months ended on December 31st, 2017. As you can see in the table below, all the figures are firmly in the black, and massively improved compared to the same period in the previous year, during which the hardware manufacturer and software publisher from
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Spread the love        Tweet    Today Nintendo updated its shipment numbers for Switch and 3DS to December 31st, 2017, and there are certainly a whole lot of hybrid consoles that have hit the shelves over the past nine months. As you can see in the infographic below, total shipments for the Switch reached 14.86million units as of
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Spread the love        Tweet    There are few games as lauded on the Nintendo 3DS than Jools Wathsam’s Mutant Mudds. Earning widespread praise when it released half-a-decade ago, it appears that (acquired) developer Atooi thought Mutant Mudds Collection would be a breakout success for the Nintendo Switch. However, despite recent reports of breakout sales numbers and instant fortunes for indie
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Spread the love        Tweet    There doesn’t seem to be a middleground for Bendy and the Ink Machine. Either you have never heard of the style-heavy horror game, or you are up to your neck in Hot Topic t-shirts, YouTube Let’s Plays, and Boris paraphernalia. But if you find yourself in the former category, you can take solace
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Spread the love        Tweet    Today Sega released a batch of images of the upcoming strategy JRPG Senjou no Valkyria 4: Eastern Front, which will be released in the west as Valkyria Chronicles 4. First of all, we get to see new artwork of the main characters Claude Wallace, Riley Miller, Kai Schulen, and Raz. This time around they’re
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Spread the love        Tweet    During Electronic Arts’ quarterly earnings conference call, Chief Executive Officer Andrew Wilson talked more about the situation of Anthem’s development at BioWare. Wilson mentioned that Anthem is “tracking well” on its development milestones, and and the publisher is “really confident” about the ship date. We also hear that the new release window
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Spread the love        Tweet    Muv-Luv fans playing the mobile game Muv-Luv Alternative: Strike Frontier have always been plagued by a pretty annoying issue. Until now, only the R-rated version of the game was playable outside of Japan without having to use a VPN to mask foreign IP addresses. While we have nothing about R-rated versions of games,
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Spread the love        Tweet    Ys VIII: Lacrimosa of Dana released on both PS4 and PS Vita last September to very positive reviews. Unfortunately, many fans were very disappointed weren’t that happy the game’s initial localization, which caused NISA, who is in charge of localizing the North American version of the game, to completely re-localize the game, a rarity for
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Spread the love        Tweet    It’s been awhile, but the Mana series is making a comeback with the release of 2016’s Adventures of Mana, a Remake of Final Fantasy Adventure on Gameboy, and the upcoming Secret of Mana remake for PlayStation 4, PlayStation Vita, and PC. Fans of the series seem to be eagerly awaiting the release,
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Spread the love        Tweet    Sushee Games announced Tuesday morning that development on the continuation of the Fear Effect series, Fear Effect Sedna, is complete. The team at Sushee Games has been relatively quiet since last October when they revealed that Fear Effect Sedna would be coming to Nintendo Switch and that they plan to launch in early
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Spread the love        Tweet    Blizzard announced in a blog post that balance changes will occur to a number of cards when Hearthstone‘s 10.2 update is live; all of which will be nerfed. Firstly, Corridor Creeper’s attack will be reduced from 5 to 2. At this moment, this neutral card is a very strong, especially if it
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Spread the love        Tweet    Since its debut last fall, Ubisoft’s Assassin’s Creed Origins garnered critical acclaim and reinvigorated the Assassin’s Creed franchise with a new outlook on the popular action-adventure series, and now those looking to replay the title with some new experiences will be able to do so with an upcoming New Game+ mode. Over on the Assassin’s Creed subreddit,
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Spread the love        Tweet    You may have missed Xenon Valkyrie+ — it came out in that dark period between Black Friday and New Years day where releases are slow and people are playing the Fall blockbusters. Not only that, but the title was a roguelite indie game that came out exclusively on the PlayStation Vita. And now that 2018 has
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Spread the love        Tweet    It seems like Activision is keeping to its tradition of producing live-action trailers for some of its biggest franchises, as the publisher has officially released just that for Call of Duty: WWII, but unlike the one that was released back when the game launched, it’s instead focused around the game’s first DLC, which is
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